Mariana Mogilevich


Arts, Environment, Public Space
Curatorial, Editorial, Writing

Vacant Lots as Building Blocks: Reclaiming New York’s Wastelands

In The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960-1980 | 2015

Essay for the catalogue for an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago and Princeton University Art Museum. In less than a decade, the city’s vacant lots had gone from overlooked blight to shared urban terrain and, by the late 1970s, private agrarian claims. Yet waste had become an integral part of the public realm.

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